Efficiency and renewables

Giant solar–wind farm proposed for WA

09 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project proposes to produce green hydrogen via a large-scale combined solar and wind farm generating up to 5000 MW.


Closing the battery production loop

08 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Lithium Australia NL

Material from spent lithium-ion batteries has been successfully recovered and processed to produce new lithium-ferro-phosphate batteries.


Yackandandah on track for 100% renewable target

04 October, 2019

Ten public buildings in Yackandandah, Victoria have switched to solar, taking the town another step closer to reaching its 100% renewable energy target.


Battery storage solution for WA solar tariff stop

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Redflow Limited

As WA's solar feed-in tariffs start to disappear, Western Australians are increasingly seeking the benefits of new-generation batteries.


Energy Networks Australia responds to AEMC grid report

26 September, 2019

Energy Networks Australia has rejected claims by the AEMC that distribution networks have been slow to support increases in renewable energy.


Good news for renewables

25 September, 2019 by Dannielle Furness | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

The Clean Energy Regulator says Australia will meet its large-scale renewable energy target in 2020.


Lithium tech opens up chemical conversion

13 September, 2019

Lithium Australia has developed a technology that produces a range of high-purity lithium battery chemicals from spodumene feeds, without the need for roasting.


Renewables investment slows with lack of policy

12 September, 2019

The Clean Energy Council has highlighted that investment in renewable energy projects has plunged to levels not seen since Tony Abbott was Prime Minister.


Vic Solar Homes Program gets rebate boost

28 August, 2019

Following discussions with the Smart Energy Council, the Victorian Government has announced an additional 23,000 rebates for this financial year under the Solar Homes Program.


Selectronic SMPC480 SP PRO Series 2i 3.5 kW inverter

27 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd

Selectronic has added the SMPC480 3.5 kW model to its SP PRO Series 2i range to cater to the growing demand for smaller scale battery storage systems.


Energy Next to launch in 2020

26 August, 2019

A new industry exhibition is launching in 2020, focusing on the latest in renewable energy and energy efficiency technology.


Pierlite Composer online design tool

15 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Pierlite Australia Pty Ltd

The Pierlite Composer from Pierlite (a GLG company) is an online design tool, purpose built to create customised lighting solutions for clients, with a rapid lead time.


Team transforms used car batteries into energy storage systems

14 August, 2019

Researchers from WMG, University of Warwick, have found a way to repurpose used vehicle batteries as small energy storage systems for off-grid locations.


Five-star energy efficiency rating for NEXTDC S1 Sydney

12 August, 2019

NEXTDC's S1 Sydney data centre has received a five-star NABERS rating for energy efficiency.


Textiles create solar energy

05 August, 2019

Researchers from the Fraunhofer IKTS have developed pliable, textile-based solar cells that could add a new dimension to photovoltaic energy generation.


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